In an effort to acquire more community bank customers for its electronic bill payment services, Checkfree Corp. has forged an alliance with Fitech Inc. of Heathrow, Fla.

The pair agreed to integrate Checkfree's bill payment processing software with Fitech's home banking software, which is marketed primarily to small financial institutions. Four community banks - all with under $250 million in assets - are set to test the result of this partnership in the next 30 to 60 days.

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